Laws and Regulations under TRIPS Art. 63.2 - View details of the document

Chinese Taipei
A total of 17 articles were included in the amendments. The major points were as follows: 1. Loosening restrictions for the division of invention and utility model patent applications after approval. 2. The person who requests for invalidation action must submit reasons for such invalidation within three months, after the date of filing the said action. 3. The period for making a post-grant amendment application to utility model patent and the application of substantive examination are specified. 4. Term of design patent is extended from 12 years to 15 years. 5. Patent files are preserved according to their categories and on a periodical basis.
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